The Insider #7: Oded Lev-Ari (Anzic Records)

Oded Lev-Ari is the co-owner and director of Anzic Records, a label he has run for the past decade alongside clarinetist Anat Cohen. The label describes itself as “a New York City based recording label specialising in good music” and has released albums by artists including Anat, the vocal trio Duchess, the trumpeter Avishai Cohen, Joel Frahm and Ernesto Cervini. As well as helming Anzic Records, Oded is also a pianist, and a Grammy-nominated composer and arranger, known for his work as the musical director of The Anat Cohen Tentet.

Show Notes:
Tracks Played:
– Anat Cohen Tentet: Happy Song
– Oded Lev-Ari: Threading
– Duchess: Three Sisters
– Tal Mashiach: Merrengue Mediterráneo
– Amy Cervini: Figure Eight
– Ernesto Cervini’s Turboprop: The Windup

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Author: Jason Crane